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Engaging with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy

Engaging with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy

In this video Trudi Jacobson and Craig Gibson, co-chairs of the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force, identify the ideas underpinning the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, which creates new opportunities for collaboration on campuses around student engagement with the information ecosystem. The Framework draws on metaliteracy, theories about threshold concepts, and the “backward design” model of Wiggins and McTighe. It promotes knowledge practices and habits of mind as learning goals, and emphasizes the evolving role of the student as creator as well as consumer of knowledge. The presenters identify principles for instructional design supporting the Framework, as well as assessment methods that address developmental aspects of learning the... Show More

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